Canalsiders Charge Continues

Rugby League history will be made on April 12 when the world’s first LGBT team takes to the field for their first competitive fixture.

Manchester Canalsiders RLFC, formed last year by rugby league enthusiasts Martin Owens and Stan Sandland, have made great strides in the past 12 months – and the pair have lofty ambitions for the club.

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Warrington Remembers

The town of Warrington fell silent last month to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the day the town was attacked by terrorists.

Tim Parry, 12, and Jonathon Ball, 3, lost their lives and 54 people were injured when two bombs, planted by the IRA, exploded in Bridge Street in the town centre. 33 year old Brownen Vickers lost a leg in the blast and died a year later.

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Happy Fathers’ Day

Millions of people took time to pay tribute to their fathers yesterday.

Fathers’ Day is the traditional day of the year when people stop and reflect on the sacrifices made by their dads to bring them up and make them the people they are today.

But for many of us, Fathers’ Day is a time to reflect on the lack of a male parent – and the lengths our mothers went to to ensure that we had as good an upbringing as possible.

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